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Full Name: James Hardy
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): James
Surname: Hardy
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 6/1081
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Mrs F. Smith (mother), Gilbert Street, Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 103 Lower High Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District: Canterbury
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Vessel: Tahiti or Athenic
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 303
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: At sea from Gallipoli
Date of Death: 13 January 1916
Age at Death: 28
Year of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: C. VI. 4.
Biographical Notes: James Hardy was the son of Mrs. E. J. Smith (formerly Hardy), of Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia, and the late M. Hardy.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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